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*Kits Village September Free Plastic Recycling Depot @the Westside Community Food Market

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*Kits Village September Free Plastic Recycling Depot @the Westside Community Food Market

Time: September 17, 2015 from 5:30pm to 7pm
Location: Westside Community Food Market
Street: Kits House, 7th and Vine
City/Town: Kits
Event Neighbourhood and Type: kitsilano, recycling, zero waste
Organized By: Alison Bealy, Ross Moster, Charlotte Roth, and Kits Village
Latest Activity: Sep 16, 2015

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Kits Plastic Recycling Depot 5:30-7 pm. Please arrive no later than 6:45.

During the summer, the depot will be at the Westside Community Food Market.

Thurs July 16
Thurs August 13
Thurs September 17

October depot: Thurs Oct 15 6-7 pm. Location TBD.

Drop off your clean plastics and pick up some tasty local veggies.

Recycling categories:
1. Soft plastics, i.e. any plastic bags, wraps or packaging,
2. Hard plastics, i.e. any hard plastics, but w/metal parts etc. removed,
3. Styrofoam blocks,
4. Styrofoam containers, i.e. cups and food take out containers,
5. Styrofoam peanuts and other "soft" styrofoam,
6. Wax lined beverage containers,
7. Foil lined bags (packaging and wraps).

Please sort your plastics before you come by.


The Depot is supported in part by a Greenest City Grant from the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Foundation. Thanks also to Kitsilano Neighbourhood House.

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